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Google (GOOG) continues to build out a same-day delivery service called 'Google Shopping...

Google (GOOG) continues to build out a same-day delivery service called 'Google Shopping Express" to compete with Amazon Prime (AMZN), according to TechCrunch. The price of the service will reportedly be $10 to $15 less than Amazon Prime's $79 annual fee and will include same-day delivery from brick-and-mortar retail chains.
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  • Whitehawk
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    This sounds like a loss leader until Goog gets some traction in this space. Goog isn't known for shipping logistics - one has to assume they found some breakthrough formula, but if they haven't, they will be struggling to make a profit here.
    5 Mar 2013, 11:09 AM Reply Like
  • admehta
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    google can never beat Amazon's price on products...Google depends on other retailers and marchants...
    5 Mar 2013, 12:25 PM Reply Like
  • Roger C. Wren
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    At least they are trying to do something with their excess cash instead of "investing" it at almost zero percent like Apple. Try half a dozen off the wall things like this and hit a big winner with one and Google shareholders will be happy.

     

    For one billion of Apple's 140 billion they could buy a thousand McDonalds stores, hire a hamburger man to run them, and put them on cruise control generating money for eternity. However, they is computer men, dude.
    5 Mar 2013, 12:30 PM Reply Like
  • $CLU
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    Webvan 2.0?
    5 Mar 2013, 12:42 PM Reply Like
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